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# Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 159° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 461.75 meters/second, 1662.3 kilometres/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.87 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.4"5.96 miWest0° 22' 37.1"25.90 miSouth26.58 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 61° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 419.11 meters/second, 1508.8 kilometres/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.1"937.19 miWest0° 01' 37.5"1.86 miNorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 46' 14.6"760.22 miEast0° 11' 41.0"13.40 miNorth759.84 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaSat 12:20 PM202 km126 miles109 nm NW
PalikirSat 12:20 PM202 km126 miles109 nm NW
WenoSat 11:20 AM863 km536 miles466 nm WNW
KwajaleinSat 1:20 PM982 km610 miles530 nm ENE
YarenSat 1:20 PM1075 km668 miles581 nm SE
MajuroSat 1:20 PM1333 km829 miles720 nm E
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1578 km980 miles852 nm ESE
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nm S
Wake IslandSat 1:20 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nm NNE
HagåtñaSat 11:20 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nm WNW